OSTRACOD RESEARCH

at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan


Robin James Smith

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Genus Candonopsis Vavra, 1891

Superfamily: Cypridoidea Baird, 1845
Family: Candonidae Kaufmann, 1900
Subfamily: Candoninae Kaufmann, 1900

One species has been reported from Korea:

1. Candonopsis transgrediens Brehm, 1923

Figures in: Karanovic & Lee 2012 (carapace and appendages).
Habitat: "Wetland" (Karanovic & Lee 2012).
Mode of life: Benthic.
Reproduction mode: Sexual.
Known distribution: Nam River valley, South Gyeongsang Province (Karanovic & Lee 2012). Elsewhere, known from China (Brehm 1923).

References:
Brehm, V. 1923. Bericht über die von Dr. H. Weigold in China gesammelten Kopepoden und Ostrakoden. Internationale Revue gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie, 11, 329-345.

Karanovic I., & Lee, W. 2012. A review of candonid ostracods (Crustacea: Ostracoda: Podocopida) from East Asia, with descriptions of five new species from South Korea. Zootaxa, 3368, 7-49.